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Jim Meade: began his railway career as an apprentice fitter in 1979 and has worked in a range of roles at Iarnród Éireann since then

Iarnród Éireann has appointed Jim Meade, the group’s director of train operations, to be its new chief executive. Mr Meade has been acting chief exec(...)

The chief executive of Iarnród Éireann, David Franks, is leaving the company in the coming months to take up a new senior position in the public transport sector in Australia.

The chief executive of Iarnród Éireann, David Franks, is leaving the company as threats of industrial action ramp up from train drivers, who voted to (...)

The National Bus and Rail Union said Iarnród Éireann staff were unhappy their voucher could only be used at one retailer. Photograph: Eric Luke

A row over a tax-free €500 voucher for staff at Irish Rail, which formed part of a settlement to a dispute at the company before Christmas, could lead(...)

Irish Rail sponsorship was criticised in light of deferred  maintenance of tracks due to a lack of resources and fact workers had not had a pay rise for 10 years.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The chairman of Irish Rail has criticised the controversial €20,000 sponsorship by the cash-strapped company of an angling event in Northern Ireland f(...)

Tens of thousands of rail passengers are facing five days of train strikes, the first of them next Wednesday, in a dispute over pay. Photograph: Eric Luke

The chairman of Iarnród Éireann has said he hopes strikes at the company can still be averted through further negotiations in the Workplace Relations (...)